This is a required assignment worth 15 points (15-points/1000-points). Assignment must be

This is a required assignment worth 15 points (15-points/1000-points). Assignment must be submitted by the due date.
Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer.  
The discussion questions this week are from Chapter 2  (Jamsa, 2013).
Chapter 2 topics:
Define and describe PaaS
List the benefits of PaaS
Describe the potential disadvantages of PaaS
Describe how a cloud-based database management system differs from an on-site database.
List the computing resources normally provided with PaaS.
Assume your company must deploy a .NET solution to the cloud.  Discuss the options available to developers.  Research on the web and estimate the costs associated with deploying a PaaS solution.
Assume your company must deploy a PHP or Java solution to the cloud.  Discuss the options available to developers.  Research on the web and estimate the costs associated with deploying a PaaS solution.